The seventh annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference will be March 19 at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center in Massillon. Last year over 100 women from across Ohio attended. This year’s program will feature 18 break-out sessions in 5 tracks presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies including: Business & Finance, Plants & Animals, Communication, Home & Family and Special Interest. Farm and Dairy editor, Rebecca Miller will deliver this year’s keynote presentation, Clinging to context in a noisy world: don't lose sight of your "why.”
OSU Extension to Host 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
Ohio State University (OSU) Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will host the 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. This year’s conference convenes on Thursday, March 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the RG Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE in Massillon. All women and young women (high school age) who are interested in, involved in, or want to become involved with food, agricultural, or natural resources production or small business are encouraged and welcomed to attend.
The conference program features an agency/vendor fair and eighteen educational breakout sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, producers and partner agencies. Sessions focus around five themes: Business & Finance, Plants & Animals, Communication, Home & Family and Special Interest (areas of specific interest to attendees). Farm and Dairy Editor, Rebecca Miller is the conference featured keynote speaker. Her presentation will engage and enlighten participants on “Clinging to context in a noisy world: don’t lose sight of your “why”.
Interested individuals can register for the conference on-line at go.osu.edu/eowia2020. Cost of the conference is $55 for adult participants and $30 for students. Conference fee includes conference participation, continental breakfast, lunch and conference handouts. Deadline for registration is Thursday, March 12.
Registered participants, community organizations or businesses interested in sponsorships and/or securing an informational or vendor table can do so from the registration page or contact 1-740-264-2212 to obtain more information. A list of sponsorship opportunities is also available from the registration page.
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OSU Extension – CFAES provides educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. If you have questions concerning access to this event, need a sign language interpreter, or have any other request for accommodation of disability, please contact the OSU Extension Stark County office at 330-832-9856, ext. 3476. Early requests are encouraged to enable us to provide better access to services.
Registration information can be found at: go.osu.edu/eowia2020